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Gouda, Honey & Nut Phyllo

This is the Gouda, Honey & Nut Phyllo recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 24 canapes
gouda honey nut phyllo
We all love having new and easy appetizer and entrée recipes on hand. The one proposed in this video is prepared using phyllo dough topped with Canadian Gouda cheese, walnuts and honey to create a marriage made in heaven!


  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) melted butter
  • 4 sheets phyllo pastry thawed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) finely diced zucchini
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped walnuts
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) honey
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) shredded Canadian Gouda
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
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Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C).

Place 1 sheet phyllo pastry on a cookie sheet covered with parchment paper. Brush with melted butter. Cover with a second and third sheets, buttering between layers. Do not butter top of fourth and last layer.

Garnish with zucchini and nuts. Season and drizzle honey over top of all ingredients. Sprinkle with shredded Havarti cheese and bake on middle oven rack for 10 minutes until pastry is golden and cheese melted. Serve hot or cold.


Canadian Swiss, Mozzarella, Cheddar or Provolone provide interesting alternatives to the suggested Gouda.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 63 Calories
Protein: 2 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 5 g
Fibre: 0.1 g
Sodium: 35 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 5 % / 56 mg
Phosphorus: 4 %
Vitamin A: 3 %
Vitamin B12: 11 %
Zinc: 4 %